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2006-04-26 13:10:29

By Nick Carey ELWOOD, Illinois (Reuters) - The thousands of truck trailers filled with consumer goods like television sets and textiles that await distribution on a huge lot outside this Chicago suburb have one thing in common.

2005-07-01 17:09:56

By K.T. Arasu CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bales of hay for Japanese beef cattle,soy for tofu aficionados in Taiwan and dolls for American kidsare crossing the oceans in a fast-growing wave of containertrade between the United States and Asia.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.